Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, waves to the crowd as he attends a music concert ahead of this month's elections in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters

Will race and religion decide Jakarta’s vote on ethnic Chinese governor?

After massive protests against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the city’s Muslim majority is heading to the ballot box to give its own verdict on the ethnic-Chinese Christian, leader

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Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, waves to the crowd as he attends a music concert ahead of this month's elections in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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